UT Arboretum Society offers Leaf Print Art Workshop August 11

 

 

A leaf print art workshop will be held at the UT Arboretum on Saturday, August 11th from 9:00 to noon. The cost is $25 for members of the UT Arboretum Society and $30 for non-members. The program will be held at the UT Arboretum Sharp Program Shelter, 901 S. Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge.

 

Arboretum Society board members Kathy Fahey and Lynda Haynes will work with participants to create large leaf prints to be used as birdbaths, coffee table art and more. All project materials except paint will be provided.  Please bring a sack lunch. Time will not permit to paint the leaf prints, but instruction will be given about the type of paint needed to finish the project at home.

 

The popular class is expected to fill up quickly, as it has in the past. To register, email Janet Bigelow at janet_bigelow@tds.net or call 865-675-3822.

 

This program is offered by the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society.

 

Celebrating 53 years in 2018, this program is one of many lectures and activities that will be offered this year by the UT Arboretum Society. The program is cosponsored by the UT Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center.

 

The Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014, is one of 10 outdoor laboratories located throughout the state as part of the UT AgResearch system. AgResearch is a division of the UT Institute of Agriculture. The Institute of Agriculture also provides instruction, research and public service through the UT College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension offices, with locations in every county in the state.

 

 

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